Information on typical speech and language development can be used to identify those children whose skills are not developing as we’d expect. These include:
- Talking Point – a website full of information on typical language development with a useful Progress Checker.
- Universally Speaking – a series of booklets showing where children should be with their communication skills at ages Birth -5 years, 5-11 years and 11-18 years.
- The Speech, Language and Communication Progression Tools are resources covering Early Years, Primary and Secondary age groups to support teaching staff to identify children who may be struggling..
- For quick and easy reference to developmental milestones these Primary and Secondary posters are a useful resource.
- Schools can use this simple guide to support identification.
- Read these case studies of good practice in identifying children and young people with SLCN.